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Purdue University - Discovery Park
Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security

Brandon Pitts

Title

Assistant Professor Industrial Engineering 

Office

GRIS 288 

Office Phone

(765) 494-0062 

Education

PhD, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2016
MSE, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2013
BS, Industrial Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 2010
 

Research Areas

Cognitive ergonomics, Human-automation interaction, Multimodal/multisensory information processing, Adaptive displays, Aging and technology 

Notable Experience

Engineer Intern License (E.I.T. #30330), State of Louisiana  

Notable Awards

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF)
NIOSH Traineeship Fellowship  

Notable Affiliations

Center on Aging and the Life Course (CALC) 

Biography

Dr. Pitts is an assistant professor of Industrial Engineering. Prior to his faculty appointment, he was a Research Fellow in the University of Michigan Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety (UM CHEPS). Dr. Pitts is the director of the NHanCE (Next-generation Human-systems and Cognitive Engineering) Research Laboratory at Purdue University. His research focuses on the development and evaluation of human-machine systems to support (primarily aging) operators in the context of safety-critical, complex environments such as automotive, aerospace, and healthcare.